Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship offers outstanding U.S. STEM students the opportunity to pursue a one-year master's degree in engineering, mathematics, or the physical and natural sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge. The program encourages the exchange of knowledge and ideas in science and technology between the U.S. and Great Britain and serves as excellent preparation for a PhD program. Each year, Notre Dame is able to nominate two outstanding applicants for this competitive scholarship.

If eligible, please read through the official website, review the ND process timeline, and fill out the interest form at the bottom of this page.

Link to Official Website

Virtual Info Session:

Process timeline (rough outline):

Dates Event
First 2 weeks of May 2020

Initial meetings with Emily Hunt.

If you would like to join the process after May 8, 2020, please send Emily Hunt an email at

May-August 2020 Draft revisions and feedback meetings
September 8, 2020 Campus deadline
September 25, 2020 Two nominees notified
Early October, 2020 Cambridge application deadline
Late October, 2020 Churchill nomination deadline


Link to Interest form

The interest form is the official start to the process. It is accessible via the link above. After you submit the form and your resume/vita, a CUSE advisor will be in contact with you within one week to provide you with more information and to discuss your qualifications.